A few statistics:
1. Approximately 204,000 people are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year.
2. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women.
3. The importance of an early diagnosis: The prognosis for survival of 5 years or more for a woman diagnosed at Stage 1a to Stage 1c is 80-90%. A woman diagnosed at Stage 4 is just under 12%.
4. The percentage of women diagnosed early? 30%